New York, East
28 November 2000
A SCARCE DELUXE SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY OF ARMSMEAR; THE HOME, THE ARM, AND THE ARMORY OF SAMUEL COLT, 1866
The leather bound edition of Armsmear with decorative gilt stamping on spine cover, the boards with gilt stamped Colt crest, gilding on three sides, numerous illustrations of the home, arms and armory of Samuel Colt, signed To the/Right Rev. A.C. Coxe,/with the affectionate regard/of Mrs. Samuel Colt./Armsmear./April 18th, 1867. 4to
Some professional restorations to spine cover.
Arthur Cleveland Coxe (born Mendlam, New Jersey, May 10, 1818 - died July 20, 1896). He was an Episcopal bishop and a writer. Ordained on September 25, 1842 at St. John's Church in Hartford, Conn, where he became rector until 1854. In April of 1865 he was consecrated a bishop. Mrs. Samuel (Jarvis) Colt was the eldest daughter of Rev. William Jarvis of Middletow, Conn. It appears that Mrs. Colt and Bishop Coxe were friends.
Together with a letter from the Wadsworth Atheneum discussing this history.
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